Journal of
Pharmacognosy and Phytotherapy

  • Abbreviation: J. Pharmacognosy Phytother.
  • Language: English
  • ISSN: 2141-2502
  • DOI: 10.5897/JPP
  • Start Year: 2009
  • Published Articles: 224

Table of Content: January 2013; 5(1)

January 2013

Chemical composition and antinociceptive activity of California sagebrush (Artemisia californica)

Artemisia californica, California sagebrush, has been reported to have pain relieving activity and is a traditional medicine of the Chumash Indians of California. Pain relieving activity of a traditional sagebrush preparation was examined in patients suffering from arthritis and other pain. The preparation was examined by gas chromatography-mass spectrometry (GC-MS) and high performance liquid...

Author(s): Pauline Fontaine , Vincent Wong, Travis J. Williams , Cecilia Garcia  and James D. Adams Jr.

January 2013

Traditional treatment of high blood pressure and diabetes in Souk Ahras District

This study reports an ethnobotanical survey of the medicinal plants used for the treatment of diabetes and hypertension in six divisions of Souk Ahras District in Algeria. A total of 200 informants, including some healers, were interviewed throughout different divisions of the district. These ethnobotanical investigations allowed the development of an inventory of 59 medicinal plants belonging to 35 families; 28 of the...

Author(s): Bouzabata Amel

January 2013

The quantitation of hydroxymethylfurfural in Australian Leptospermum honeys

This research extends the rapid high-performance liquid chromatographic (HPLC) analysis of O-(2, 3, 4, 5, 6-pentafluorobenzyl)hydroxylamine hydrochloride (PFBHA) derivatives of methylglyoxal and dihydroxyacetone in Australian Leptospermum (L.) honeys to quantify hydroxymethylfurfural (HMF) content. Results showed that among the studied honeys stored at 4°C, all six L. polygalifolium and...

Author(s): Sarah Windsor, Kristyn Kavazos and Peter Brooks